History Recap / TintinTheCastafioreEmerald

7th Aug '17 12:34:55 PM fruitstripegum
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* FairPlayWhodunnit: The book subverts this trope, as pretty much all the clues pointing towards the identity of the thief turn out to be false, put there just to mislead the reader.



* FairPlayWhodunnit: The book subverts this trope, as pretty much all the clues pointing towards the identity of the thief turn out to be false, put there just to mislead the reader.
25th Jul '17 8:54:23 AM fruitstripegum
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* CrookedContractor: Criminally Lazy variation. Mr. Bolt takes several weeks to get around to fixing Captain Haddock's broken step, which causes one serious accident and several minor ones. Bolt isn't motivated by financial needs, but by sheer apathy. He can't be too busy because finds time to join his friends in the drunken marching band.

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* CrookedContractor: Criminally Lazy variation. Mr. Bolt takes several weeks to get around to fixing Captain Haddock's broken step, which causes one serious accident and several minor ones. Bolt isn't motivated by financial needs, but by sheer apathy. He can't be too busy because he finds time to join his friends in the drunken marching band.
3rd Jun '17 11:42:17 AM Redmess
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* HypocriticalHumor: "I can't stand animals who talk!" -- Snowy.

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* HypocriticalHumor: HypocriticalHumor:
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"I can't stand animals who talk!" -- Snowy.Snowy.
** Bianca Castafiore comes to Marlinspike Hall to escape the press, but throughout the story is eager to accept various interview opportunities.
15th Oct '16 8:23:42 AM AndIntroducingALeg
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* CrookedContractor: Criminally Lazy variation. Mr. Bolt takes several weeks to get around to fixing Captain Haddock's broken step, which causes one serious accident and several minor ones. Bolt isn't motivated by financial needs, but by sheer apathy.

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* CrookedContractor: Criminally Lazy variation. Mr. Bolt takes several weeks to get around to fixing Captain Haddock's broken step, which causes one serious accident and several minor ones. Bolt isn't motivated by financial needs, but by sheer apathy. He can't be too busy because finds time to join his friends in the drunken marching band.



* ThievingMagpie: Tintin has a EurekaMoment when he hears that Castafiore, still missing her emerald, will be performing in ''La Gazza Ladra'' (Thieving Magpie). [[spoiler:In said opera by Rossini, the charges of theft against a servant girl are resolved when they discover a magpie was the actual culprit. Sure enough, Tintin finds the emerald in a magpie's nest.]]

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* ThievingMagpie: Tintin has a EurekaMoment when he hears that Castafiore, still missing her emerald, will be performing in ''La Gazza Ladra'' (Thieving Magpie). [[spoiler:In said opera by Rossini, the charges of theft against a servant girl are resolved when they discover a magpie was the actual culprit. Sure enough, Tintin finds the emerald in a magpie's nest.]]
4th Feb '16 5:09:14 AM Menshevik
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* ThievingMagpie: Tintin has a EurekaMoment when he hears that Castafiore, still missing her emerald, will be performing in ''La Gazza Ladra'' (Thieving Magpie). [[spoiler:In said opera by Rossini, the charges of theft against a servant girl are resolved when they discover a magpie stole it. Sure enough, Tintin finds the emerald in a magpie's nest.]]

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* ThievingMagpie: Tintin has a EurekaMoment when he hears that Castafiore, still missing her emerald, will be performing in ''La Gazza Ladra'' (Thieving Magpie). [[spoiler:In said opera by Rossini, the charges of theft against a servant girl are resolved when they discover a magpie stole it.was the actual culprit. Sure enough, Tintin finds the emerald in a magpie's nest.]]
4th Feb '16 5:06:10 AM Menshevik
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* ContinuityNod: When talking about her treatment by the media, Bianca Castafiore mentions in passing that the press has linked her romantically to the [[Recap/TintinTheRedSeaSharks Marquis de Gorgonzola]] and to Bordurian secret police chief [[Recap/TintinTheCalculusAffair Colonel Sponsz]] in the past.



* ShoutOut: Biance Castafiore mentions in passing that the gossip press has linked her romantically to the [[ComicBook/JoZetteAndJocko Maharajah of Gopal]] in the past.

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* ShoutOut: Biance Bianca Castafiore mentions in passing that the gossip press has linked her romantically to the [[ComicBook/JoZetteAndJocko Maharajah of Gopal]] in the past.
4th Feb '16 4:56:35 AM Menshevik
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* DreamSequence: Captain Haddock dreams he is listening to an opera singing parrot, while he is seated completely nude in an audience consisting of nothing but parrots.

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* DreamSequence: Captain Haddock dreams he is listening to an opera singing parrot, while he is seated completely nude in an audience consisting of nothing but fully-dressed parrots.
4th Feb '16 4:54:36 AM Menshevik
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* ShoutOut: Biance Castafiore mentions in passing that the gossip press has linked her romantically to the [[ComicBook/JoZetteAndJocko Maharajah of Gopal]] in the past.
24th Nov '15 4:17:44 PM StFan
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* ShoutOut: The album cover was referenced on the ComicStrip/DeKiekeboes album cover of "Geen Rook" ("No Smoke").
28th Apr '15 11:35:28 AM AndIntroducingALeg
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* PinballProtagonist: He has his flash of inspiration at the end, but, before that, Tintin spends his time reacting to events and chasing one false lead after another.
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